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Three years ago Aurora native Crystal Hoskins adopted feline friend Paris from Fox Valley Animal Welfare League.  Crystal has volunteered with the organization ever since (photo: C. Hoskins).
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Passion for helping animals propels 25 year old into volunteering

Little did she know that adopting a kitten from Fox Valley Animal Welfare League (FVAWL) would affect her life so dramatically. Three years ago Aurora … Read more ›

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Lost Dog, FINN

Finn is a 2y/o neutered male Brittany. He went missing from the Cracker Barrell parking lot while he was on transport to his forever home … Read more ›

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Adoptable Cat of the Week – Josie

Meet Josie. She's waiting at the Will County Humane Society for a new forever home. This very pretty calico cat has four white paws. She's … Read more ›

Exotic animal veterinarians Dr. Susan Brown and husband Dr. Richard Nye visited Peru with a group of fellow veterinarians last October to visit the macaws of Tampbopata (Photo: S. Brown).
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Education key to human-animal bond, exotic animal veterinarians say

Dr. Susan Brown was having so much fun. “I was so excited,” she said. “I was talking about how great this was. [But when] I … Read more ›

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Doggie Extravaganza Event and 4th Annual Hope 4 Paws Reunion, June 24 at Plainfield Pet Supply Outlet

4th Annual Doggy Extravaganza Reunion Event June 24, 2012Plainfield Pet Supply Outlet23907 W. Industrial Dr. N. ~ Plainfield, IL10am – 5pm A reunion event for … Read more ›

"Flop" was the first rabbit to be spayed at Fox Valley Animal Welfare League's new low-cost spay/neuter clinic in North Aurora.  Veterinarians Dr. Susan Brown and Dr. Richard Nye specialize in exotic animals (photo: FVAWL).
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Husband-wife vets help pet owners learn about, care for their exotic pets

Dr. Richard Nye has seen it many times. He knows the effect it can have on an individual’s life. An animal—be it a dog, a … Read more ›

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Cat of the Week – Shadow

Meet Shadow. She is a friendly gray tabby waiting at the Will County Humane Society for a new forever home. Her previous owner found her … Read more ›

Gabbygirl, a pitbull, was the first dog to be spayed at Fox Valley's new low-cost spay/neuter clinic in North Aurora.  The clinic is now accepting appointments for its weekly surgeries (photo: FVAWL).
From the community

Feb. 28 ribbon cutting scheduled for FVAWL spay/neuter clinic

If Bo, a Portuguese water dog, is America’s “First Dog,” then certainly Gabbygirl, a pitbull, must be Fox Valley’s “First Dog.” But Gabbygirl, whose picture … Read more ›

Niles, a Shih Tsu, found his "forever home" thanks to Fox Valley Animal Welfare League (photo: FVAWL).
From the community

New North Aurora clinic helps animal rescue groups, pet owners

Niles arrived on Labor Day weekend 2010. His journey first took him to a local veterinary clinic. But the clinic could not treat him, for … Read more ›

Thanks to the Fox Valley Animal Welfare League, Reno, an eight-month-old orange tabby kitten, survived to find his "forever home" (photo: FVAWL).
From the community

New low-cost spay/neuter clinic opens to serve Fox Valley-area animals

Only eight months old, Reno found himself lost and alone. Even worse he was injured: Something was wrong with his eyes, one of his back … Read more ›